B-50-2 Box Cars
A roster of the B-50-2 class box cars is provided as follows:
CP 84930-85229 8-9/1906 Western Steel Car & Foundry CP 85230-85279 4/1906 AC&F, Detroit CP 88600-88749 4-5/1906 AC&F, Detroit CP 88750-89249 7-9/1907; 2-3/1908 PSC SP 85781-86230 3-7/1906 Western Steel Car & Foundry SP 86231-86530 4/1906 AC&F, Detroit SP 86531-87280 6-7/1907; 2-4/1908 PSC H&TC 11000-11449 2-3/1906 Western Steel Car & Foundry H&S 1000-1049 1906 Western Steel Car & Foundry I&V 32850-32859 2/1906 AC&F, Detroit LW 32860-33109 2-4/1906 AC&F, Detroit ML&T 33110-33359 4/1906 AC&F, Detroit ML&T 33360-33659 9-10/1907; 3-4/1908 PSC LW 33660-33859 9-10/1907; 3-4/1908 PSC H&S=Houston & Shreveport (part of HE&WT after 1899) NOTE: Many UP and subsidiary cars were also built to this design, but are not presented here.
These 40'-0" wood sheathed box cars were all built to the same basic design as above and featured 2730 ft3 capacity. Note that Tony Thompson suggests that the 1908-built cars MAY have been built as B-50-3 cars, however, no conclusive evidence has been turned up to confirm this.
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